[ UNITN.IT] – (Free) GIS data index

[ UNITN.IT ] – (Free) GIS data index

(Free) GIS data index

MAIN TABLE (international level)

NAME
NOTES
COVERING
DATA TYPES
METADATA
FREE / NOT FREE
DATA ACQUISITION
VOTE
AS
SEA
ALL
Y
F
E
****
a lot of
empty files
ALL
*
especially
USA
NO
ALL
**
Theme maps
ALL
LC
V
N
F
D
**
ALL
DTM
Y
F
E
***
ALL
SAT
N
F
D
***
Information about underground resources-
small scale
ALL
SAT
**
Several satellite data types
ALL
SAT
P
Precision 1 Km
ALL
DTM
N
F
D
**
 ALL
ALL
Search using map
ALL
LC,SAT
Y
F
D
***
Mostly
USA
FA
Y
*
ALL
V
P
D
*
ALL
ALL
P
CD
*
Mostly
USA
ALL
ALL
Catalogue under construction
ALL
P
**
It’is necessary to fill a form
ALL
ALL
P
***
ALL
ALL
P
D
****
Samples and prices only after request
Good resolutions
ALL
SAT
Y
F
D
****
ALL
ALL
P
***
600$ each sat image
ALL
SAT
P
****
Along Track Scanning Radiometer
ALL
SAT
Small scale
ALL
SAT
F
D
**
ALL
SAT
Y
F
D
**
Few available material
ALL
ALL
P
Broad range of surveys – small scale
ALL
SAT
F
**
ALL
SAT
N
F
D
**
ALL
ALL
P
***
It stacks vectorial data – small scale
ALL
V
F
**
It refers to Russian military
maps
ALL
ALL
P
E
***
USA and Europe only
NO
ALL
P
ALL
SAT3d
P
CD
**
Login required
ALL
F
D
**
ALL
 SAT
P
D
***
Good resolutions
ALL
SAT
P
***

LEGEND:

COVERING:

ALL

AF Africa

AS South America

SEA South-East Asia

NO it does not provide data for the above mentioned areas

 

DATA TYPE:

ALL  several data types

DTM

SAT  satellite images

V  vectorial data (hydrography, boundaries,……)

OF orthophoto

MP thematic maps

FA aerial imagery

 

METADATA:

Y yes (most of the times)

N no

 

FREE / NOT FREE:

F free

P pay

E both

 

ACQUISITION DATA:

D download

CD CD-Rom

E both

 

VOTE (based on data availability and scale):

**** best

***

**

* poor

 


SPECIFIC SITES (by geographic area)

AFRICA  

African GIS Data

ADDS – Africa Data Dissemination Service

Environment Information Systems Program in Sub-Saharan Africa not many GIS data

The GIS Gambia Page

Internet GIS resources for East African Lakes

africaGIS 2001

CARPE Products Web Page  good (vegetation maps, satellite maps,…)

The South African National Land-Cover Database  good with metadata

Africa topographic and climatic databases on CD with minimal prices

Miombo Home Page  >>>>> MIOMBO Network: TRFIC Data Hosting  rainforest satellite images

Egyptian Geological Survey and Mining Authority(EGSMA)  only one part about GIS: it provides especially thematic maps

GIS services, products and solutions africa GIS

North Africa GeoNet – GIS / Satellite images   it directs to other sites

LYNX it sells complete GIS datasets with underground data of several north-african countries (for example Algeria, Libia, Egypt)

SOUTH AMERICA

INPE-DGI  satellite images about Brazil: best

GeoArgentina complete: aerial imagery, dem, raster,.. not free

inegi_mexico complete: aerial imagery, dem, raster,.. not free

SOUTH-EAST ASIA

surveyofindia…not many useful data

china  a bit of all data type

ACASIAN – Asian Spatial Information and Analysis: GIS Data for China, South-East Asia, Soviet Union  good: not free,…land use, vectorial data,…

China in Time and Space (CITAS)  a little of all data type, it directs to other sites

ILUD – Indonesian Land Use Databank at B P N land use, good

Bakosurtanal_indonesia complete english translation is not avaible, however it provides vector data

eurasia satellite images

OCEANIA

Geoscience Australia  good, not free, with metadata

9 arc-seconds Australian Digital Elevation Model  good

EUROPE

eurimage  all about Europe…good

Baltic GIS: Arc/Info GIS data   only baltic

GISDATA.com only Albania, Croazia, Bosnia,..

Slovenia  all data type

XYZ Digital Map Company  especially England

eurasia sat

USA AND CANADA

ChartTiff provides plug compatible Digital Geographic Maps.  Orthophoto, dem, vectorial data, only USA (but very good)

DMTI Spatial Really Smart Spatial Solutions  only Canada e USA

DataMaps   only USA

TerraServer V5.0 Homepage only USA: satellite images

The National Atlas of the United States of America  USA

Download NWI Data National Wetlands Inventory – USA

www.topowest.com: Welcome to the Free Topo Foundation only USA

GeoGratis – Home Page   only Canada

Interactive Numeric & Spatial Data Engine only Idaho

UA Census 2000 TIGER/Line File Download Page  only USA

StratMap Home Page   only Texas

Yukon 90 meter Digital Elevation Model  only Yukon

Map Layers Warehouse – The National Atlas of the United States of America usa

Clary-Meuser Research Network  (mapcruzin.com) only USA

ADOL ArcData Guide  good (ESRI) only USA

Earth Science data on the Global Land Information System(Global Land Information System) only USA

EROS Data Center only USA

Community Cartography only New York

FreeDemographics  only USA

Illinois Natural Resources Geospatial Data Clearinghouse  Illinois

toto depot    USA

Landsat4U, LLC – Public Domain Satellite Data for the Public  south USA

REST OF THE WORLD

singapore  good: satellite images

EOC  Japan (login required)

ITALY

USEFUL SITES:

mapcenter  all Italy (vectorial and raster data)

Geography and Map of Italy

GEOdati – Programma di Diffusione di Dati Geografici ALL, best

GisGroup – Il portale italiano del GIS

Le regioni di Italia  regional offices

realGIS cartographic digital imagery, thematic or basic (raster and vector) data

Telespazio – servizi e prodotti satellitari  under construction

Planetek Italia s.r.l. satellite images

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consulteco

ERODOTO the geoinformatic site

Geoesplora – Il Portale dell’Informazione Geografica

TerraItaly aerial imagery

IPT – Informatica per il Terrirorio

REGIONAL SITES:

ABRUZZO

Regione Abruzzo – Cartografia Regionale aerial imagery, land use map,…good

BASILICATA

Regione Basilicata cartografia

CALABRIA

Calabria Ambiente Home  (good) color orthophoto, aerial imagery, several vector data type

CAMPANIA

cartografia Campania colour orthophoto, aerial imagery,..

EMILIA ROMAGNA

Web Server Cartografico – Regione Emilia Romagna  thematic maps download

ERMES – Emilia-Romagna

FRIULI VENEZIA-GIULIA

Regione Autonoma Friuli-Venezia Giulia  catalogue with orthophoto and digital maps…expected soon

  LIGURIA

Repertorio Cartografico – Regione Liguria  A bit of everything, not free

ECOZERO it allows access to SIRA and SIBERA data

Regione Liguria – Territorio e Ambiente – Repertorio Cartografico SITAR site

LAZIO

Sistema Informativo Territoriale-lazio technical maps on CD

MapGuide Regione Lazio – Home Page (under construction)

LOMBARDIA

CENTRO METEOROLOGICO LOMBARDO ® not many useful data

MARCHE

Cartografia Principale Marche   orthophoto  B/N 88, vector data

MOLISE

Nothing

 

PIEMONTE

MAP (connection problems)

Regione Piemonte – Repertorio Cartografico good, many data (hydrography,…)

 

PUGLIA

GEOPORTALE

 

SARDEGNA

GEOPORTALE

 

SICILIA

cartosicilia  not many useful data

TOSCANA

Regione Toscana –  SIT a file about thematic maps

 

TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE

Provincia Autonoma di Bolzano – Alto Adige download thematic maps, orthophoto,…

trentino cartografia  C.T.R.(regional technical maps), orthophoto

 

UMBRIA

Regione Umbria – Servizio Informativo territoriale thematic maps, aerial imagery, basic,..

 

VALLE D’’ OSTA

Valle d’Aosta – cartografia  (it is necessary to order data) aerial imagery, basic maps

VENETO

La Cartografia regionale – Site Ufficiale della Regione Veneto only digital c.t.r. (regional technical map)

 


 

OTHER INTERESTING SITES

SITES CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION

spaceimaging all the world

landinfo  good: all the world

LIST

Search Ways for Maps on the Internet list about mapps

LINKS

Oddens’ bookmarks  The Fascinating World of Maps and Mapping

UNHCR little useful maps, all the world

UT Library Online only maps scanned from books (all the world)

Maps of the World only maps scanned from books (all the world)

Globalmaps – Maps and Data  (under construction)

Dotted Eyes  boundaries, however little interesting

bartholomew especially Europe

Multimap.com   maps about all the world (also other data about UK)

Omni Resources – Maps & Geology Supplies best, not free

Map Town international maps

etak A Worldwide Leading Provider Of Intelligent Map Data

UNEP/GRID – Sioux Falls little interesting (it’is necessary an account for use) thematic maps but small scale

The DataStore for maps and all your GIS datasets  it seems best, world, but many empty files (not free)

 

SEARCH ENGINES

The ultimate Search Engine for GIS,GPS,CAD,LBS and wireless information search engine (geocommunity)

Ricerca immagini Google

Maps & GIS INFOMINE Search Screen

NASA’s Visible Earth

LISTS    (lists of links)

Digital Terrain Modeling and Mapping Digital Elevation Model

GISLinx – Over 1,700 Categorized GIS Links!   

Free Geo-Data

Link Collections

Data Warehouses

GLOBIS /lista di sites geografici

Wisely’s GIS Yellow Pages

CGRER NetSurfing: GeoData Information Sources

FREE Geodata

SD : Environment : Specials : GIS : Global datasets in digital format

GRASS Datasets

Retail Profit Management: RPM Information Network — GIS

mapdigger

Links GEO:connexion

Remote Sensing, GIS / LIS, Terrain Modeling

The GISPortal! Great GIS Net Sites!

Geography Network – Free Resources

Landsat TablesLandsat on internet

spatial data on the web a specific list for each country

NSIDC Data Catalog  specialized on snow and ice, several satellite images…much information

Geography Home Page it links to other sites, but good

MapInfo   answers for your demographic data and maps questions

Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center economic data list

NSDI MetaData and WWW Mapping Sites list about metadata

Geography World   only scanned maps, little interesting but huge

USEFUL SITES

Unidata Community Portal  helps researchers and educators to acquire and use Earth related data

Federal Geographic Data Committee>>>>>FGDC Geospatial Data Clearinghouse Activity   clearinghouse (also metadata)

>>>Status of NSDI Clearinghouse Nodes clearinghouse sites state

>>>FGDCWizard it provides sites that regard selected zone with number of data found

Geoplace – Geographic Information Systems the Authoritative Resource for Spatial Information

Last update 29th July 2003 by Paolo Zatelli
based on a page by Pierluigi Tamanini 
supervision by Marco Ciolli  and Paolo Zatelli 

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